Louis van Gaal was left angered by questions surrounding Ander Herrera's Manchester United future.
New Swansea City arrival Jack Cork is relishing the prospect of embarking on a new phase in his career.
Kieran Gibbs believes the sky is the limit for in-form Arsenal, despite their standing in the Premier League.
Former Bolivia coach Gustavo Quinteros has been appointed coach of Ecuador.
Critics have questioned Daniel Sturridge's physical and mental fragility but the returning Liverpool striker has faith in his body.
Laurent Blanc had wanted to see better from Paris Saint-Germain, but was still happy to claim a 1-0 win over Rennes.
Dieter Hecking was predictably delighted after his Wolfsburg side crushed Bayern Munich 4-1.
Jerome Boateng and Bastian Schweinsteiger lament Bayern's defending in their 4-1 thrashing at Wolfsburg as Pep Guardiola lauds the hosts.
Pedro Santos gave Sporting Braga a 1-0 derby win over Moreirense in the Primeira Liga after Andre Simoes missed a penalty for the visitors.
La Liga's transfer deadline passed without much ceremony on Friday, but struggling Cordoba completed an eye-catching triple swoop.
St Mirren climbed out of the bottom two in the Scottish Premiership as debutant James Dayton scored an early goal to sink Partick Thistle.
Deportivo La Coruna moved five points clear of La Liga's drop zone after a Celso Borges-inspired 2-1 triumph over Rayo Vallecano on Friday.
Yann Kermorgant and Matt Ritchie were on target as Championship leaders Bournemouth overcame 10-man Watford 2-0 at Dean Court.
Heerenveen stuttered to a 0-0 draw at rock-bottom Dordrecht in Daley Sinkgraven's final Eredivisie match for Dwight Lodeweges' men.
Bas Dost and Kevin De Bruyne sink Bayern Munich 4-1 as Wolfsburg honour Junior Malanda on a memorable Bundesliga evening.
Paris Saint-Germain go into their Coupe de la Ligue semi at Lille on the back of five consecutive wins after beating Rennes in Ligue 1.
Crystal Palace have signed defender Pape Souare from Lille.
Villarreal head to Camp Nou on Sunday in fine form and Barcelona star Xavi is looking to halt their unbeaten run at 18 matches.
Diego Simeone has denied making an offensive gesture to the match referee during Atletico Madrid's Copa del Rey defeat to Barcelona.
Nice will take their case to tribunal after French football's authorities ruled Hatem Ben Arfa will be unable to play for them this season.